The drought forces lawmakers to focus on antiquated notions about water. One such law might have made sense 64 years ago when there were 10 million Californians. With almost 40 million of us, it no longer does.
The Federal Communications Commission made the right call Thursday, ruling that access to the Internet will remain equal and unfettered. We’re happy about it. But we can’t help wondering, and worrying, about unintended consequences that could follow in the wake of this ruling.
Very little polarizes our communities and nation more than immigration issues. The only thing that people on all sides can agree on is that current policies aren’t working. Beyond that, it’s chaotic shouting and finger-pointing.
It’s galling that a small group of plastic-bag companies from Texas, South Carolina and New Jersey is trying to determine California’s public policy to protect the lucrative business of trashing California.